oa Professional Nursing Today - Surgical management of stress incontinence in women : theatre nursing
|Article Title||Surgical management of stress incontinence in women : theatre nursing|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Professional Nursing Today|
|Author||G. Rienhardt and P. De Jong|
|Publication Date||May 2005|
|Pages||18 - 22|
The surgical management of stress incontinence in women should encompass a combined approach by the family practitioner and the specialist. This review, in two parts, discusses the place of the family practitioner in this process. The continence mechanism, pre-operative counselling, appropriate surgical procedures, post-operative complications and aftercare are all discussed, to enable the family practitioner to provide adequate support to the patient.
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